عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of the current study was to compar dimensions of relationship with in-law's family in satisfied and dissatisfied samples. Participants were selected through accessible sampling method from six populated cities of Iran. The Relationship with In-laws Questionnaire was administered to 735 married people. Scores above 80 and below 20 determined satisfied and dissatisfied relationship. At last 167 and 166 people categoryized as satisfied and dissatisfied in their relationship with in-laws and then their answers were compared. Results showed that women in comparison with men and Tehran and Karaj inhabitants in comparison with small cities inhabitants were more dissatisfied in their relationships. In addition results showed that, if spouses and their families live in the same city they will be more satisfied. Furthermore two groups of satisfied and dissatisfied samples were different in the subjects such as process of developing relationship with in-laws, conflict’s reasons and contents, the way they react to the conflicts, proportion of in-laws role in marital conflicts and amount of financial and non-financial aids from in-laws family. In conclusion three dimensions were related to the amount of satisfaction in the relation with in-law’s family including person, spouse and spouse family’s action and reactions.